The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank - 26 14
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.38% 7.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.83% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +8.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 109 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 71.13% 75.17% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 95
Average daily rate £438 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing